Controlled burn yields smoke cloud

Smoke cloud Sunday from a burn in McCormick County


The large cloud of smoke seen in McCormick and parts of Columbia County this afternoon is coming from a controlled burn of acreage.

Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County emergency services, says the burning of undergrowth is taking place on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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